Stress Down

By Donuts and Pie Fitness / October 11, 2022 /

Stress down.  It isn’t until you are truly relaxed that you realize how good it feels and how tense you- your body- and your mind are the rest of the time.    Time to stress down. A warm cozy hug  Breathe Jump up Jump down Chill out  = RELAX Wanna know how to do it? It’s…

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Improve Your Brain Health with these 5 Fun Exercises

By Donuts and Pie Fitness / June 18, 2022 /

It’s kinda ironic (okay it’s downright pitiful and you can bet I will be doing more brain health exercises)  that  I  “forgot” to tell you, but I am a Certified Brain Health Trainer!  With that in mind, read on to learn about 5 fun ways exercise can improve your brain health. Do you know what…

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Jenice Mattek: This is More Than Your Pelvic Floor

By Donuts and Pie Fitness / November 30, 2020 /

We were blown away by our interview with Jenice Mattek, and we think it is one of our most informative and interesting sessions to date.  Don’t let the subject matter scare you away- we all have a core and a pelvic floor and what you may be living with as normal, might just not be. …

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Gratitude: Annie Shares the Silver Lining

By Donuts and Pie Fitness / March 30, 2020 /

I have been thinking about silver linings and gratitude a lot, lately. They seem to be directly correlated. My granddaughter, Adalynn Marie, has a rare condition called Sturge Weber Syndrome.  She underwent a 10-hour brain surgery, on Monday, March 16th, just as the coronavirus was locking down the hospitals.  Silver lining: Adalynn was the last…

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Holly Konrady: The Power of Breath

By Donuts and Pie Fitness / March 16, 2020 /

Experiencing Stress?  We have the perfect interview today. Meet yoga instructor, professor, and stress management specialist, Holly Konrady. She works at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Intensive Cardiac Rehabilitation on the Dr. Dean Ornish Lifestyle Medicine Team where the concentration is on exercise, plant-based nutrition, stress management and group support to help patients heal…

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skincare awareness

Cynthia Besteman founder of Violets are Blue Skincare A Breast Cancer Diagnosis Inspires Natural and Safe Skincare

By Donuts and Pie Fitness / January 20, 2020 /

Finding the perfect skincare routine can be a struggle. And, while we may think we’ve found the perfect product for us, we often aren’t aware of the harmful ingredients that we’re putting directly into our bodies. In today’s video, Gretchen and Annie speak with Cynthia Besteman, the founder of Violets Are Blue Skincare, an organic…

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